|Chemical composition of the feeds used in basal diet and in feed challenges for acidosis induction (g/100 g DM)|
|Basal diet1||Feed challenges2|
1 Natural grassland hay:wheat-based concentrate (4:1 ratio on DM basis).
2 Feed challenges: 1.2% body weight (BW) of ground wheat, corn or beet pulp was intraruminally dosed each morning of the feed challenge period. BW was 60.7 ± 3.3 kg at the beginning of the experiment.
3 Concentrate: wheat based concentrate with 3% molasses.
4 nd: not detected.
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Lettat et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:142 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-142